Cyber Monday deals are just as good if not better than Black Friday. Here's a look at the hot items and tips to earn money while you shop online.
CLEVELAND - While many people were casting their ballots on Election Day Tuesday, eight Black Friday ads were leaked including: Staples, Rite Aid, Bed Bath & Beyond, Cabela's, Family Dollar, Michael's, Sam's Club and Kmart.
The opening times for the stores vary. Some are open on Thanksgiving until 4 p.m. while others, like Michael's, don't even open until 4 p.m. The craft store then closes at 11 p.m. and reopens at 7 a.m. on Friday.
Make sure you read the ads carefully when you plot your shopping extravaganza on Thursday and Black Friday.
More ads are expected in the coming days as the countdown to the shopping season begins.
Joe the Coupon Guy shares his favorite sites for Cyber Monday savings.
It kind of looked like a Justin Bieber concert in a Kansas mall as Black Friday crowds tried to push their way into the Oak Park Mall Victoria's Secret Pink store.
Normally the mad dash for Black Friday begins at the stroke of midnight but shoppers were forced to adapt as stores opened their doors as early as 9 p.m.
Inside SouthPark Mall in Strongsville, shoppers had a chance to take a picture with a "Hunky Santa" on Black Friday.
Get the latest Black Friday updates from NewsChannel5 reporters at the stores, as well as shoppers in line.
Black Friday shoppers should be careful on the streets and in parking lots. An national insurance expert says the average number of claims rose 25 percent on Black Friday in 2011.
News footage of Black Friday sales, in which shoppers line up after Thanksgiving in search of steeply reduced merchandise, can resemble an episode of the classic nature show "Wild Kingdom."
A trio of area restaurants are getting in on the Black Friday action by offering free or discounted food.
John Matarese has some great Friday deals that don't require lining up Thursday.